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Operation Desert Shield / Storm Monument

Lest We Forget

 
 
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By Brian Scott, September 27, 2008
1. Operation Desert Shield / Storm Marker
Inscription.
A Tribute to
the Men and Women of Abbeville County
Who Served in the Military in
Operation Desert Shield
Operation Desert Storm
August 2, 1990 ----- February 28, 1991

 
Erected 1992 by Abbeville County Desert Storm Support Group.
 
Location. 34° 10.65′ N, 82° 22.683′ W. Marker is in Abbeville, South Carolina, in Abbeville County. Marker is on Court Square (State Highway 28), on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is located between the Courthouse and the Opera House. Marker is in this post office area: Abbeville SC 29620, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 10 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Abbeville County Veterans Memorial (here, next to this marker); Abbeville County Courthouse (1908) (within shouting distance of this marker); Lynching of Anthony Crawford / Racial Violence in South Carolina (within shouting distance of this marker); Belmont Inn (1903) (within shouting distance of this marker); Abbeville Opera House (1908) (within shouting distance of this marker); The Law Offices of John C. Calhoun
Operation Desert Shield / Storm Monument image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, September 27, 2008
2. Operation Desert Shield / Storm Monument
(within shouting distance of this marker); Humane Society Alliance Fountain (1912) (within shouting distance of this marker); Major Thomas Dry Howie (within shouting distance of this marker); Abbeville County Confederate Monument (within shouting distance of this marker); "Big Bob" (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Abbeville.
 
Also see . . .
1. Gulf War. The Persian Gulf War (2 August 1990 – 28 February 1991), also known as the Gulf War, the First Gulf War, the Second Gulf War, by Iraqi leader Saddam Hussein as The Mother of all Battles, and commonly as Desert Storm for the military response, was the final conflict, which was initiated with United Nations authorization, by a coalition force from 34 nations against Iraq, with the expressed purpose of expelling Iraqi forces from Kuwait after its invasion and annexation on 2 August 1990. (Submitted on November 15, 2009, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.) 

2. Operation Desert Shield. In 1990, fellow Arab Gulf states refused to endorse Iraqi leader Saddam Hussein's plan to cut production and raise
Operation Desert Shield / Storm Marker (Right) image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, September 27, 2008
3. Operation Desert Shield / Storm Marker (Right)
the price of oil, leaving him frustrated and paranoid. (Submitted on November 15, 2009, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.) 

3. Operation Desert Storm. Saddam Hussein's rejection of diplomatic efforts to solve the crisis led to the decision to restore Kuwait's sovereignty by military force. (Submitted on November 15, 2009, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.) 
 
Categories. MilitaryWar, 1st Iraq & Desert Storm
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 27, 2008, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 2,129 times since then and 46 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on September 27, 2008, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.   2. submitted on November 16, 2009, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.   3. submitted on September 27, 2008, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.
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